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LGBTQ+ youth with firearms in their homes are more likely to consider suicide: report

As mass shootings weigh on LGBTQ+ young people, those who have a firearm in their home reported higher rates of considering and attempting suicide.

An urgent call to protect gender-affirming care

While efforts to ban or severely limit access to gender-affirming care are blunt and sweeping, gender-affirming care is anything but, writes Human Rights Watch's Yasemin Smallens.

Election season got you down? This crisis line is soothing LGBTQ+ mental health (exclusive)

As lawmakers target the community, the need for mental health services skyrockets. FOLX Health CEO Liana Douillet Guzmán tells The Advocate about a new service that's helping.

If Nex Benedict's autopsy is part of a cover-up, Oklahoma officials are playing a dangerous game

Oklahoma officials have treated Nex's death as 'less than,' and if they are hiding behind suicide to protect Nex's assailants, they are putting the lives of other queer youth at risk in more ways than one.

LGBTQ+ youth of color predict shorter lives than their white peers: report

While the majority of LGBTQ+ youth expect to live to age 35, a new report from the Trevor Project reveals alarming similarities among those who don't.

The Trevor Project Extends 988 Crisis Line Partnership to Support Vulnerable LGBTQ+ Youth

It will be the second year that the suicide prevention organization will provide services to young people in distress.

Dylan Mulvaney Is Trevor Project's Suicide Prevention Advocate of the Year

Mulvaney is “a beacon of trans joy, positivity, and inspiration for the LGBTQ community,” the Trevor Project says.

New York Announces Big Statewide Investments in LGBTQ+ Community

Democrats in New York announced that the state will spend millions to improve the lives of LGBTQ+ people.

Trevor Project-Contracted Agency Lays Off 988 Suicide Crisis Counselors

The contracted employees who are out of a job say they’re upset about the timing and the way the layoffs were announced.